Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
Despite the protestations of early critics, rock music did not cause the fall of Western civilization. Indeed, it has become a lasting musical art form which many aspire to learn and perform. This program, hosted by jazz great Herbie Hancock, offers a guide for the aspiring rock musician on everything from choosing the right equipment to the right songs. This episode focuses on elements of rock music performing, from melody to soloing. rock musicians and songwriters offer their insights on developing a personal style to express the essence of the lyrics.